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Where to Start - With so many options for things to do in Tampa's Downtown, the challenge is not deciding where to go, it's deciding where to start. 

2016 Gasparilla Season
The season of the pirates is upon Tampa. Here is a schedule of upcoming Gasparilla themed events:

Children's Gasparilla Extravaganza - Saturday, January 23
Franklin Street Block Party- Thursday, January 28
Gasparilla Pre-Invasion Celebration - Friday January 29
Gasparilla Pirate Fest - Saturday, January 30
Jr. Gasparilla Distance Classic - Saturday, February 13
Sant' Yago Knight Parade - Saturday, February 13
Gasparilla Distance Classic - February 20
Gasparilla Festival of the Arts - March 5 and 6
Gasparilla Music Festival - March 12 and 13

The 2015-2016 Season brings many exciting things to do in Downtown Tampa...


Fresh off the New Year, Downtown Tampa is ready with exciting programs and events starting up. Shop fresh at the Downtown Market, take a tour of downtown with Do the Local Motion, Be the Thunder at Tampa Bay Lightning Games, and step up your cultural fun during The Straz Center's Broadway Series Season!

Experience the inspiring culture of
museums and diverse cuisines of memorable dining, unique shopping, and downtown's array of arts & entertainment, outdoor activities, nightlife, and events. Start your planning for fun things to do in Tampa this weekend by using the resources available here.



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